Dube nets three in win over Royals

Kelowna Rockets drub Royals Friday to sweep two-game WHL set in Victoria

Kelowna Rockets defenseman Dante Stephens battles Royals forward Dante Hannoun in WHL action Friday in Victoria.

Dillon Dube scored three times and added an assist to lead the Kelowna Rockets to a 9-2 romp of the Victoria Royals Friday in WHL action at the Save on Foods Memorial Centre.

The Rockets (26-15-3-0), who have won three straight, swept the two-game set from the Royals after a 4-3 victory Wednesday.

Dube, 18, has five goals and eight points in four games since returning from his stint with Team Canada at the world junior hockey championship.

Reid Gardiner, Erik Gardiner, Tomas Soustal, Devante Stephens, Jack Cowell and James Hilsendager also scored, while newcomer Carsen Twarynski added a pair of assists.

Michael Herringer made 19 saves in the Rockets net as Kelowna outshot the Royals 39-21.

The Rockets will close out a three-game road trip Sunday afternoon in Everett against the Silvertips.

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